Guru Indian Restaurant knows and sincerely appreciates the extremely important value of our Clermont Police and Fire Departments. To help our local First Responders, Guru Indian Restaurant recently catered complimentary holiday meals for their entire departments.

Clermont Police Deputy Chief Jon Graczyk shared, “We really appreciate Uday Kadam and the Guru Indian Restaurant team enough for their ongoing support and partnership that they share with us and our entire community throughout the year! We really do appreciate their complete support to help foster a positive community relationship, while giving back to help us and to help each other while recognizing how we all are here to serve each other.”

Clermont Fire Chief David Ezell noted, “We sincerely appreciate Uday and the Guru Indian Restaurant as one of our most generous and kind neighborhood partners. It is so nice that they are here to give us their generous support!”

With beautifully hot catered luncheons complete with their most popular butter chicken, beef and vegetarian entrees as well as naan breads and drinks, each city department, was able to enjoy a plentiful holiday feast with second and third helpings if desired.

Guru owner and Master Chef Uday Kadam noted, “I really wanted our Guru Indian Restaurant Team to show appreciation for how valuable our Clermont Police and Fire Departments are to protect us every day of the year! We love our first responders, all of our public servants and our many loyal customers.”

Now celebrating over 9 delicious years of tasty success here in Clermont, Uday Kadam likes to give back throughout the year to help those who are always there to help us as well as many charitable programs.

Celebrating Awards & Honors: Guru Indian Restaurant was awarded ‘Best Indian Restaurant’ by the 2023 Orlando Sentinel People’s Choice Awards. Clermont’s Guru Indian Restaurant has proudly been awarded dozens of fine dining awards and prestigious honors from Style Magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, The Tampa Tribune, the South Lake Chamber of Commerce ‘Local Taste Awards’ and others for being ‘The Best Indian Restaurant in Central Florida.” Other recent honors include the ‘Best Entrée’ at the Taste of South Lake Festival and ‘Best Lunch Spot’ for 2023 by the South Lake Chamber of Commerce. Guru has been named one of the very Top Restaurants out of over 8000 eateries in Central Florida over the past 7 years by nationally respected Trip Advisor.

Master Guru Chef! Uday Kadam is proudly from a small village 300 miles south of Mumbai, India. His father was a teacher; Kadam’s first ‘Guru.’ While Kadam was in college in Bombay, he worked at the famous Taj Mahal Hotel. He studied and worked under the talents of many respected gurus, who taught and encouraged him in what would become his life’s most desired profession. He soon thereafter started his professional career as a manager for Marriott Hotels in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Egypt before coming to work in the United States in 1982. He has over 30 years of experience in the professional restaurant business here in the Orlando area. Here, he was a food and beverage manager working at the Disney Polynesian. Kadam notes, “The word Guru means ‘Master’ and ‘A Sharing Teacher.’ Growing up, I was fortunate to work for and learn from the best of the best at Marriott and Disney!”

Specialty Indian Cuisine: Kadam offers a simple and very authentic gourmet-style Indian restaurant. With a diverse menu offering dozens of different delicious entrees, everything is always made with fresh foods, ingredients, sauces and spices. Their unique chicken, beef, lamb, seafood, vegetable and Biryani dishes are custom cooked to perfection for each guest. They proudly serve very generous portions of the finest quality foods available.

Guru’s Indian Restaurant in Clermont is a beautifully adorned Indian-styled environment with artwork, fresh flowers and aromatic scents. They are now open from 11:30 am — 7:00 pm days a week for lunches and dinners with Monday through Saturday hours until 10 pm and until 7 pm on Sundays. Walk-ins and reservations are always welcome. Located at 2400 US Highway 27, Suite 101 in Clermont, FL 34711. Call 352-241-9884 or visit: and Like and follow them on Facebook at:

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